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Eskaton Blog

Jane: Age is Beautiful

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 19, 2019 11:25:25 AM

"How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?" – Satchel Paige

“Statistically, I am 95 years old,” said Jean Humburg. “But that does not clarify who I am.” 

Jean recently had the privilege to be a part of a group of residents from Eskaton who met with graduating students from the Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning (SAEL). They were together every Thursday for eight weeks. During that time, they learned to understand who they were in the eyes of each other.

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Topics: LifeBios by Students, Well-Being Philosophy, Age is Beautiful

Building Bridges Presents Harry and Frances

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 16, 2019 1:57:21 PM

“Being happy is a state of mind." Harry attributes his longevity to his wife Frances and his state of mind. Harry and Frances Bleile were married in 1942 and celebrated over 70 years of marriage. "Our marriage hasn't always been easy but, no relationship ever is," says Frances. 

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Topics: LifeBios by Students, Well-Being Philosophy, Age is Beautiful

Building Bridges Storytelling Project at Eskaton Village Grass Valley

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Eskaton Village Grass Valley partnered with Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning (SAEL) in Nevada City, CA to create an intergenerational project, called Building Bridges. During a semester long project, high school senior student groups partnered with elders living at the community to document their lives using writing and film.

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Topics: LifeBios by Students, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Well-Being Philosophy

Eskaton Biography Series: A Journalist's Life

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 13, 2017 1:47:00 PM

by Victoria Buszinski, Victory High School Advanced Placement English Student

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

Traveler Ben Jones

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 6, 2017 1:25:04 PM

by Evelina Cojan, Victory High School Advanced Placement English Student

California native Ben Jones has lived an interesting life. He earned a master’s and a bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern California. During his career as an engineer and geologist, he worked for Southern California Gas Company helping to store natural gas underground.

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

War Veteran Lowell E. “Mike” Grace by Kristina Kirilyuk

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 6, 2017 1:24:49 PM

by Kristina Kirilyuk, Victory High School Advanced Placement English Student

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

Artist Adele Graham

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 6, 2017 1:24:39 PM

by Michaela Biggs, Victory High School Advanced Placement English Student

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

Ron’s Honest Living

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 6, 2017 1:24:22 PM

by Christian Aninoiu, Victory High School Advanced Placement English

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

Anna Beth Patton’s Wonderful Life

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 6, 2017 1:24:08 PM

by Victoria Neptune, Victory High School Advanced Placement English Student

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Topics: LifeBios by Students

The Adventurous Life of Ed Klingelhofer

Posted by Eskaton on Feb 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: LifeBios by Students